CAPP06045 2021 Business Application Software

General Details

Full Title
Business Application Software
Transcript Title
Business Application Software
N/A %
Subject Area
CAPP - Computer Applications
BUS - Business
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2021 - Full Academic Year 2021-22
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Diolinda Coyle
Programme Membership
SG_MBUSI_H08 202100 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business and ICT SG_BINTE_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in International Tourism with Event Management SG_BTEVM_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BMKTG_B07 202000 Bachelor of Business in Marketing SG_BMARK_H08 202000 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing SG_BMKTG_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Marketing SG_BMARK_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing SG_MBUSI_H08 202200 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business and ICT SG_BTOTR_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOUR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOTR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BINTM_B07 202300 Bachelor of Business in International Tourism with Event Management

The aim of this module is to provide the learner with practical experience of popular business application software
The module is primarily practical-based and prepares the pupil for effective work in a business environment
The student is taught using various strategies, including direct and indirect instruction and independent study
The undergraduate is provided with multiple ways of accessing resources and demonstrates skills acquired in a variety of ways

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


utilize the Internet and search the Web effectively


use an Email client efficiently


generate compelling Presentations


create various types of Word Processing documents


produce a complex Spreadsheet

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • direct instruction
  • indirect instruction
  • independent study

Module Assessment Strategies

Practical-Based Assessments

Repeat Assessments

If the Overall Mark for the Module is a FAIL, the student will be required to Repeat Failed Elements ONLY

Indicative Syllabus

Internet v Web

  • definitions
  • Internet – connecting, safety, ethics
  • web – browser, hyperlinks, urls
  • downloading, uploading
  • plug-ins, customizing, bookmarking/favourites, privacy, security
  • search engines – utilising, searching effectively


  • types, interface
  • features
  • contacts, calendars
  • etiquette

Presentation Software

  • structure, formatting, editing, design
  • text, images, audio, video
  • animation, transitions
  • delivery

Word Processor

  • text – input, select, edit, format, align
  • find, replace, copy, move, delete, save, close, open
  • navigation, layout, organise, design
  • styles, objects, illustrations, sections, references, merge, review, preview, print


  • data – entry, select, edit, format, insert, delete, copy, move, save, close, open
  • replication, references, ranges, charts
  • formulae, functions (common, financial, logical, text, date, time, lookup, statistical, information)
  • integrate, sort, filter, validation, group
  • analysis – pivot tables/charts, what-if
  • dashboards, slicers, power query, macros
  • freeze, lock, protect, preview, print


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Internet, Web, Presentation, Email Coursework Assessment Assessment 30 % Week 4 1,2,3
2 Word Processing Coursework Assessment Assessment 25 % Week 7 4
3 Spreadsheet Coursework Assessment Assessment 45 % Week 13 5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Supervision Computer Laboratory Computer-Based Class 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self-Directed Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2016-04-10 Illustrated Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Fundamentals Cengage Learning
ISBN 9781305878945 ISBN-13 1305878949

Both computer rookies and pros can master Microsoft Office 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with this new book in the popular Illustrated Series -- ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series features a hallmark two-page layout that allows the reader to see an entire task without turning the page. Skills are accessible and easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that outline the key concepts in each lesson. Larger full-color images reflect exactly what readers should see on their own computer screens. Each module begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces an updated case study for further application. Readers can count on ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS to perfect the skills they need now and on the job. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Module Resources

Additional Information

Resources will be provided to students primarily via an online learning management system